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Austyn Kump, winner of the first-ever NH individual girls state wrestling tournament.

Making History: Meet Austyn Kump, Girls Wrestling State Champion

Aiden C. Barker April 10, 2023

Austyn Kump, a senior at Hollis Brookline High School (HBHS), had never wrestled in her life. Sure, she had watched others wrestle for her own school and the occasional boxing scene in a Hollywood film,...

Velez leading HB to the end zone.

Jacob Velez: HB’s New Quarterback

Alex Willard, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Going from a middle school football team to starting in high school is a significant change. The Hollis-Brookline football team lost their following year's quarterback to college, forcing them to look...

 The girls lacrosse team celebrates after Sweeney recorded her 100th career goal. The “countdown” was at 98 entering the game against Keene on May 9, but fans didn’t have to wait long for number 99 and 100. “The milestone came as a pleasant surprise,” said Sweeney.

Kelsey Sweeney reaches 100 goals

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer May 20, 2019

Kelsey Sweeney ‘19 scored her 100th career varsity lacrosse goal during a game against Keene on May 9. Entering the game with 98 goals, the fan’s anticipation was high with the achievement in sight....

Dhruv Miglani ‘19 stands proudly in front of the score board at the end of his career boosting game. Miglani has a fantastic game with 19 points on the night. “I don’t think I’m ever going to forget hitting that shot,” said Miglani.

HB basketball star emerges and now all the girls are in love with him

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor March 8, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, the HBHS Boys Basketball team traveled to Pelham High School to play in the preliminary round of the NHIAA Division II tournament. Coached by Cole Etten, the team headed into this...

After retiring from gymnastics his freshman year, Scott Anneser ‘19 made the transition to wrestling. Just two years after picking up the sport, he is now one of the top wrestlers in the state. “It’s a long and tough season, but it’s all worth it to get your hand raised at the end of a match,” said Anneser.

Scott Anneser flips onto the mat

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

Scott Anneser ‘19 is currently thriving on the wrestling mat, with a record of 31-5 for the season. However, flashback three years, and you would see Anneser on the gymnastics floor, where he spent over...

Seniors Max Mello and Cassidy Pigott have committed to play in college next year. Before that though, they are looking forward to finishing strong on their senior campaigns. “I’m so hyped for the high school season! See us in Delta Dental Stadium! [location of the championship],” said Mello ‘19.

A pair of HB ball players commit to play in college

Kyle Simpson , Staff Writer February 11, 2019

With the spring baseball and softball seasons right around the corner, a pair of HB players have their futures set on continuing their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level. Cassidy Pigott,...

Michael Gillespie is running the ball. He is in his offensive position, running back, versus Manchester West on 9/21 . He’s “always in position” according to Hillard, which is why he has so many receptions.

Football captain Michael Gillespie concussed

Alec MacEachen, News Editor October 24, 2018

Senior and captain of the football team, Michael Gillespie ‘19, was concussed last Friday in a home game against Souhegan. He is a four year varsity veteran, and one of the cornerstones of the team.“Michael...

Kyra Belden stands with her head coach, Rebecca Balfour, on the right, and assistant coach, Jake Balfour, on the left after her game on September 28. Kyra secured her 1000th career assist as a senior at HB. “Thank you to my whole team for pushing me in practices and ingames to reach this goal,” said Belden.

Kyra Belden secures her 1000th assist

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor October 16, 2018

Kyra Belden ‘19, one of the Girls Varsity Volleyball captains, secured her 1000th assist of her HB career while playing Manchester Memorial on September 28. Belden began racking up assists her freshman...

Meghan Hill ‘18 and her parents sit front row with (left to right) Principal Richard Barnes, Coach Tracie Thorp, and Athletic Director Ron Rupp in back. Hill signed to play field hockey with St. Joseph’s of Maine on Thursday.

Another HB athlete signs

Mark Labak, Sports Editor February 16, 2018

Congratulations to Meghan Hill ‘18, on officially signing to further her field hockey career at St. Joseph’s College of Maine. Hill was excited about the signing: “Not only is [St. Joseph’s]...

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